THE WORLD TURNS, WORDS EVOLVE. Sometimes the evolution of a word is gradual and logical and few notice the change. Sometimes it happens quickly—often through ignorance and misuse—and the change is jarring. In the 21st century, a word can go through a tremendous upheaval if one influential person misuses it one time on the internet.
That one incorrect usage can be picked up and reiterated literally millions of time in a matter of days. READ MORE